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Friday, July 12th, 2013

Weekend Music Break 45

We took the week off last week so we’re coming back at you extra strong today. For those of you trying to stay warm this winter and those of you keeping it cool this summer we’ve got ten tracks that’ll give you what you need. Kicking it off is Brooklyn-based Rwandan Iyadede. It’s been far too

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

‘The Love Mantra’

The new video for single from Brooklyn-based Rwandan singer Iyadede‘s new album, “The Demo.” (Remember her recent cover of Theophilus London’s “Flying Overseas”?) The video is directed by Sam Kessie.

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Music Break. Iyadede

We like stylish Rwandese-Brooklyn singer Iyadede‘s take (in French) on the Theophilus London song “Flying Overseas.”  His verses (in English) are retained unchanged in Iyadede’s cover.  The video also visits some of the sites of Brooklyn. (Yes,...

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Chief Boima plays Lincoln Center

He’s not just a blogger. This Sunday, August 7, at Lincoln Center DJ Chief Boima, who has been traveling in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone this summer,  will warm up the crowd–along with Ahficionados–between sets by Iyadede, Spoek...

Friday, November 27th, 2009

10 Music Videos for the Weekend

Since it is Friday, I might as well put up a few music videos. First up is the Kano remix of The Very Best’s “Julia” (remember earlier this year’s excellent “The Warm Heart of Africa” album?):

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

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